Based in Ukraine, Sergey Teterin is an artist on a microscopic scale. Using a fine-tipped burin, he sculpts minuscule bits of solid gold into sculptures measuring a fraction of a millimetre in size.
Requiring two to three weeks apiece to complete, the 36-year-old’s sculptures are small enough to fit in the head of a needle. Viewed from arm’s length, on the other hand, they are practically invisible.
While his work is now mainly sculptural, having done several exhibitions in his native land, Mr Teterin has experimented with micro miniatures as hour markers on a Soviet-era wristwatch. The sportsmen figures are painted on disc-shaped markers, but their equipment are micro miniature sculptures.
His work is priced between US$700 to US$2500 and is available direct from him via Facebook.
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